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Streptococcus - Wikipedia

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Streptococcus is a genus of coccus (spherical) Gram-positive bacteria belonging to the phylum Firmicutes and the order Lactobacillales (lactic acid bacteria).

Streptococcal Infections | Strep Throat | MedlinePlus

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Streptococcal is a type of bacteria that can cause strep throat (group A) or blood infections (group B). Learn how they can be prevented and treated.

Group A Streptococcal Infections: Learn About Treatment

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Feb 19, 2016 ... Symptoms and signs of group A streptococcal infections include sore throat, fever , swollen lymph nodes, rash, low blood pressure, and tissue ...

Group A Strep | Group A Streptococcus Diseases | GAS | CDC

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Sep 16, 2016 ... Group A Streptococcus (group A strep) is a type of bacterium that can cause many different infections that range from minor illnesses to very ...

Streptococcus Group B Infections: Practice Essentials, Background ...

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Oct 24, 2016 ... Group B Streptococcus (GBS), also known as Streptococcus agalactiae, is best known as a cause of postpartum infection and as the most ...

Streptococcal Infections (invasive group A strep, GAS)

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Group A streptococci are bacteria commonly found in the throat and on the skin. The vast majority of GAS infections are relatively mild illnesses, such as strep ...

Streptococcus Pneumoniae – Complications & Prevention ...

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Jun 18, 2015 ... The bacteria Streptococcus pneumoniae, or pneumococcus, is the leading cause of vaccine-preventable illness and death in the United States, ...

Streptococcal Infections - Infections - Merck Manuals Consumer ...

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Many species of streptococci live harmlessly in and on the body. Some species that can cause infection are also present in some healthy people but cause no ...

Symptoms and causes - Strep throat - Mayo Clinic

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Dec 16, 2015 ... The cause of strep throat is bacteria known as Streptococcus pyogenes, also known as group A streptococcus. Streptococcal bacteria are ...